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  • Amped | Douglas E. Richards

    Amped

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 50 mins)
    • By Douglas E. Richards
    • Narrated By Peter Berkrot
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    Kira Miller is a brilliant scientist who discovers how to temporarily boost human IQ to dizzying levels. But this transcendent intelligence brings with it a ruthless megalomania. Determined to use her discovery to propel human civilization to a higher plane, despite this side effect, Kira and ex-special forces operative David Desh recruit a small group of accomplished scientists, all of whom are safely off the grid. Or so they think...

    Charles Lamb says: "Combination Sci-fi thriller..."
  • Game Changer | Douglas E. Richards

    Game Changer

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs)
    • By Douglas E. Richards
    • Narrated By Joe Hempel
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    What if it were possible to upload years of knowledge into your mind in hours? To become an expert in multiple scientific fields, become an MD, or learn several languages - in a single day? The benefit to humanity would be immense. But so would the danger.... Rachel Howard is a brilliant neuroscientist trying to make this capability a reality. But when she crosses paths with Kevin Quinn, a Secret Service agent desperately trying to kill the president, she finds herself at the epicenter of an insidious plot.

    Brian says: "Richards fills the seat of the late great Crichton"
  • Misreading Scripture with Western Eyes: Removing Cultural Blinders to Better Understand the Bible | E. Randolph Richards,Brandon J. O'Brien

    Misreading Scripture with Western Eyes: Removing Cultural Blinders to Better Understand the Bible

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 49 mins)
    • By E. Randolph Richards, Brandon J. O'Brien
    • Narrated By Allan Robertson
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    Drawing on their own cross cultural experience in global mission, O'Brien and Richards show how better self-awareness and understanding of cultural differences in language, time, and social mores allow us to see the Bible in fresh and unexpected ways. Getting beyond our own cultural assumptions is increasingly important for being Christians in our interconnected and globalized world. Learn to read Scripture as a member of the global body of Christ.

    Adam Shields says: "Culture and assumptions matter"
  • BrainWeb | Douglas E. Richards

    BrainWeb

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 26 mins)
    • By Douglas E. Richards
    • Narrated By Adam Verner
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    Nick Hall, an unwilling recipient of brain implants, can surf the Web with his thoughts and read minds. And while this makes him one of the most formidable men on Earth, he is determined to stay off the grid. But when terrorists seize control of the Academy Awards and vow to butcher the world's most beloved stars one by one in front of an international television audience, Hall is forced to reveal his astonishing capabilities.

    FocusedOnTheJourney says: "Really?"
  • WIRED | Douglas E. Richards

    WIRED

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 14 mins)
    • By Douglas E. Richards
    • Narrated By Peter Berkrot
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    Kira Miller is a brilliant genetic engineer who discovers how to temporarily achieve savant-like capabilities in all areas of thought and creativity. But what if this transcendent level of intelligence brings with it a ruthless megalomania? David Desh left the special forces after his team was brutally butchered in Iran. Now he has been reactivated for one last mission: find Kira Miller, the enigmatic genius behind a bioterror plot that threatens millions.

    Tommy Jordan says: "Good, but not great."
  • Mind's Eye | Douglas E. Richards

    Mind's Eye

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 37 mins)
    • By Douglas E. Richards
    • Narrated By Adam Verner
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    When Nick Hall wakes up in a dumpster - bloodied, without a memory, and hearing voices in his head - he knows things are bad. But they're about to get far worse. Because he's being hunted by a team of relentless assassins. Soon Hall discovers that advanced electronics have been implanted in his brain, and he now has two astonishing abilities. He can surf the web using thoughts alone. And he can read minds. But who inserted the implants? And why? And why is someone so desperate to kill him?

    Amazon Customer says: "Great Premise - Started Great, Fizzled Out"
  • Split Second | Douglas E. Richards

    Split Second

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 42 mins)
    • By Douglas E. Richards
    • Narrated By Kevin Pariseau
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    What if you found a way to send something back in time? But not millions of years back, to the age of the dinosaur. Not even a minute back. What if you could send something back only a fraction of a second? Would this be of any use? You wouldn't have nearly enough time to right a wrong, change an event, or win a lottery. Nathan Wexler is a brilliant physicist who thinks he's found a way to send matter a split second back into the past.

    Brian says: "I finally found my replacement for Crichton"
  • Mindware: Tools for Smart Thinking | Richard E. Nisbett

    Mindware: Tools for Smart Thinking

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 17 mins)
    • By Richard E. Nisbett
    • Narrated By Joe Barrett
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    Many scientific and philosophical ideas are so powerful that they can be applied to our lives at home, work, and school to help us think smarter and more effectively about our behavior and the world around us. Surprisingly, many of these ideas remain unknown to most of us. In Mindware, the world-renowned psychologist Richard Nisbett presents these ideas in clear and accessible detail, offering a tool kit for better thinking and wiser decisions.

    Neuron says: "Sound scientific advice on how to live your life"
  • Aristotle's Children: How Christian, Muslims and Jews Rediscovered Ancient Wisdom | Richard E. Rubenstein

    Aristotle's Children: How Christian, Muslims and Jews Rediscovered Ancient Wisdom

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 17 mins)
    • By Richard E. Rubenstein
    • Narrated By Nelson Runger
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    Best-selling author Richard E. Rubenstein brings the past to life in this engrossing story of social, religious, and scientific revolution during one of the darkest periods in European history. When a group of Dark Ages scholars rediscovered the works of Aristotle, the great thinker's ideas ignited a firestorm of enlightened thought. This is the endlessly fascinating account of the pivotal period in history when the modern era took root.

    John says: "Interesting story of the rediscovery of Aristotle"
  • HBR's 10 Must Reads on Collaboration |  Harvard Business Review,Daniel Goleman,Richard E. Boyatzis,Morten Morten

    HBR's 10 Must Reads on Collaboration

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 35 mins)
    • By Harvard Business Review, Daniel Goleman, Richard E. Boyatzis, and others
    • Narrated By Chris Kayser
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    Join forces with others inside and outside your organization to solve your toughest problems. If you listen to nothing else on collaborating effectively, you should at least hear these 10 articles. We've combed through hundreds of articles in the Harvard Business Review archive and selected the most important ones to help you work more productively with people on your team, in other departments, and in other organizations.

  • The E-Myth Real Estate Brokerage | Michael E. Gerber,Richard A. Rector

    The E-Myth Real Estate Brokerage

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 54 mins)
    • By Michael E. Gerber, Richard A. Rector
    • Narrated By Michael E. Gerber
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    Running a successful real estate brokerage firm is a juggling act. You need expertise in your practice area to provide services to clients. You also need the know-how to run a small business. You've probably been well prepared by your education or experience for the technical ins and outs of operating a real estate brokerage. Yet what training has prepared you to run a business? The E-Myth Real Estate Brokerage fills this knowledge gap, giving you a complete toolkit for either starting a real estate company from scratch or maximizing an existing company's performance.

    jacqueline says: "Great for new brokers!"
  • Massacre at Mountain Meadows | Ronald W Walker,Richard E Turley,Glen M Leonard

    Massacre at Mountain Meadows

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 40 mins)
    • By Ronald W Walker, Richard E Turley, Glen M Leonard
    • Narrated By Bill Dewees
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    On September 11, 1857, a band of Mormon militia, under a flag of truce, lured unarmed members of a party of emigrants from their fortified encampment and, with their Paiute allies, killed them. More than 120 men, women, and children perished in the slaughter.

    Amazon Customer says: "Thoroughly Researched"
  • Paul Behaving Badly: Was the Apostle a Racist, Chauvinist Jerk? | E. Randolph Richards,Brandon J. O'Brien

    Paul Behaving Badly: Was the Apostle a Racist, Chauvinist Jerk?

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 44 mins)
    • By E. Randolph Richards, Brandon J. O'Brien
    • Narrated By Sean Runnette
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    The Apostle Paul was kind of a jerk. He was arrogant and stubborn. He called his opponents derogatory, racist names. He legitimized slavery and silenced women. He was a moralistic, homophobic killjoy who imposed his narrow religious views on others. Or was he? Randolph Richards and Brandon O'Brien explore the complicated persona and teachings of the Apostle Paul. Unpacking his personal history and cultural context, they show how Paul both offended Roman perspectives and scandalized Jewish sensibilities.

  • The Cure | Douglas E. Richards

    The Cure

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 17 mins)
    • By Douglas E. Richards
    • Narrated By Peter Berkrot
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    The Cure is a genre-bending thriller reminiscent of Michael Crichton or Douglas Preston, about the biological underpinnings of psychopathy. As a child, her family was taken from her by a serial killer. Erin Palmer is left orphaned and forever scarred. She dedicates her life to the study of psychopaths, conducting one-on-one interviews and tests with inmates. When Erin finally finishes years of exhaustive research, she finds herself in possession of the key to ending psychopathic behavior - in the species - forever. That' s when they try to kill her.

    Brian says: "One of the best misdirections I've ever read."
  • Quantum Lens | Douglas E. Richards

    Quantum Lens

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 4 mins)
    • By Douglas E. Richards
    • Narrated By Marc Vietor
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    Omar Haddad is a brutal jihadist in Syria who appears to be invulnerable and capable of supernatural feats. But is Haddad divine, as he claims? Is he a gifted magician? Or is he making use of a stunning scientific breakthrough? And what, exactly, is keeping him from unleashing the global apocalypse he’s so eager to bring about? Brennan Craft, a quirky quantum physics genius, has the answers, and the US military is desperate to capture him.

    Connor says: "Thriller"
  • Famous Adventures and Prison Escapes of the Civil War | William Pitterger,A E Richards,Basil W Duke,Orlando B Wilcox,Thomas H Hines,Frank F Moran,W H Shelton

    Famous Adventures and Prison Escapes of the Civil War

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 49 mins)
    • By William Pitterger, A E Richards, Basil W Duke, and others
    • Narrated By Felbrigg Napoleon Herriot
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    This collection of narratives, all told by people who were actually part of the American Civil War, was first published in 1885 and was received very well by the public, who caused it to have a further five reprints during the next few years. You'll hear about a number of famous escapades that took place during the Civil War, from a civilian with Unionist sympathies but living in the South, through to the unparalleled locomotive chase that inspired Buster Keaton's all time classic silent movie The General.

  • Becoming a Resonant Leader | Annie McKee,Richard E. Boyatzis,Fran Johnston

    Becoming a Resonant Leader

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    • By Annie McKee, Richard E. Boyatzis, Fran Johnston
    • Narrated By Jonathan Marosz
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    A powerful case has been made for emotional intelligence and its role in leadership. As Annie McKee and Richard Boyatzis showed in their best selling books, Primal Leadership and Resonant Leadership, the best leaders use their emotional intelligence to create resonance with others.

    Charles Merhar says: "Should have got the book this time"
  • Macabre Tales: Seventy ghoulish and unearthly short stories | E. F. Benson,W. C. Morrow,Richard Middleton,H. P. Lovecraft,Robert E. Howard,W. F. Harvey,J. S. Fletcher

    Macabre Tales: Seventy ghoulish and unearthly short stories

    • UNABRIDGED (21 hrs and 48 mins)
    • By E. F. Benson, W. C. Morrow, Richard Middleton, and others
    • Narrated By Cathy Dobson
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    A ghoulish collection of loathsome and macabre tales full of astounding skill and diabolical cleverness. 'The Coffin Merchant' by Richard Middleton, 'The Everlasting Club' by Arthur Gray, 'The Vampire' by Jan Neruda, 'The Lighthouse on Shivering Sand' by J. S. Fletcher, 'The Story of the Spaniards' by E. & H. Heron, 'Over an Absinthe Bottle' by W. C. Morrow, 'The Anticipator' by Morley Roberts, 'The Snow' by Hugh Walpole, 'The Conjurer' by Richard Middleton....

    J. C. Hardy says: "A really great selection of stories"
  • Mormons at the Missouri, Winter Quarters, 1846-1852 | Richard E Bennett

    Mormons at the Missouri, Winter Quarters, 1846-1852

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 41 mins)
    • By Richard E Bennett
    • Narrated By Alan J. Gardner
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    The Mormon trek westward from Illinois to the Salt Lake Valley was an enduring accomplishment of American overland trail migration; however, their wintering at the Missouri River near present-day Omaha was a feat of faith and perseverance. Richard E. Bennett presents new facts and ideas that challenge old assumptions - particularly that life on the frontier encouraged American individualism.

  • Favorite Science Fiction Stories: Volume 8 | George C. Wallace,Alan E. Nourse,Raymond F. Jones,August Derleth,Richard Wilson,Raymond Z. Gallon

    Favorite Science Fiction Stories: Volume 8

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 34 mins)
    • By George C. Wallace, Alan E. Nourse, Raymond F. Jones, and others
    • Narrated By Jim Roberts, Justin Lerman, Emmett Casey, and others
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    More thrilling stories from this popular series. Titles include: "The Last Days of Earth" by George C. Wallace, "Contamination Crew" by Alan E. Nourse, "The Memory of Mars" by Raymond F. Jones, "A Traveler in Time" by August Derleth, "The Colonists" by Raymond F. Jones, "Doubletake" by Richard Wilson, "Stamped Caution" by Raymond Z. Gallon, "Success Story" by Robert Turner and "Disqualified" by Charles L. Fauntenay.

    Alan says: "Someone's eight year old fiddled with sound board"
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